Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cinara smolandiae

Cinara smolandiae Danielsson & Carter, 1993

giant juniper aphid

on Juniperus

Cinara smolandiae on Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Aphids on malformations and wounds caused by infection by the rust fungus genus Gymnosporangium. The colonies are visited by ants.

host plants

Cupressaceae, monophagous

Juniperus communis.


Albrecht (2017a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Dransfield & Brightwell (2015a), Heie (1995a), Influential Points (2017).

Last modified 23.xii.2018